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Start The Beat is a podcast about independent artists for independent artists. Each episode highlights different humans from all walks of life and their individual stories about inspiration, determination, struggle and so much more. Dive into the fantastic minds of these amazing people, absorb some useful knowledge and expand your perspective on the world around you! It's like, really important and stuff… or whatever. Curated, Produced and Hosted by Sikes.

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Mar 25, 2019

On Episode 205 I sit down with Indie Rock / Alt Pop powerhouse The Summercamp. Sit back, relax and let's START THE BEAT!
 
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Mar 18, 2019

My friends Los Vampiros Amarillos join me in the studio today to chat about Van Halen, their personal views on the state of the current PGH music scene, Slipknot, their new album, and plenty more! It's an entertaining and insightful conversation. I think you're gonna like it! :-)
 
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Mar 11, 2019

My friend and stand up comedian Day Bracey of the Drinking Partners Podcast returns to the show to discuss Fresh Fest Beer Fest and plenty more! Sit back, relax and let's START THE BEAT!

PS: If you don't want to sit through the extended intro and listener questions you can jump to the 18:00 mark for the beginning of the...


Mar 4, 2019

This week I sit down with my friend Cody Cody Jones for an in-depth talk what drives us to continue making music, staying focused, and his new album "Follow Your Heart and You'll End Up Alone". Sit back, relax and let's START THE BEAT!

PS: If you don't want to sit through the extended intro and listener questions you...


Feb 26, 2019

This week I sit down with Brett Shumaker of Don't Let the Scene Go Down on Me! Collective & The Mr. Roboto Project for lots of cool talk about the current state of Pittsburgh DIY, the business of booking shows and doing what you do because you genuinely love doing it. Sit back, relax and let's START THE BEAT!